A brush with California’s volcanic and glacial past

There’s a state on the west coast of the United States that’s known for its beaches, its wine country, it’s Pacific Coast drives, it’s entertainment capital, even its history of earthquakes. What a lot of people don’t talk about is that California has had many a brush with volcanic activity … Read>>

Little Missy went where?

Oh! the places you’ll go. Our little baby doll just completed a year earlier this month. When we sat down to plan a celebration of her first year and we were just recapitulating the year that went by and it dawned on us that Little Missy had done quite a … Read>>

A two-tiered beauty called Multnomah Falls

They say this place attracts one million visitors every year and in 2013 we were part of the statistics. And I am not surprised that this many people visit Multonomah Falls along the Columbia River Gorge; it really is a sight to behold. The Oregon side of the gorge is … Read>>